The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 42 46
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.95% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £395 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £33.43
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 105 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.97% 31.91% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft